History of War

HAMBURGER HILL MAY 11-20 1969

01 10 MAY: THE RAKKASANS ARRIVE

After a heavy air and artillery bombardment of the landing zone (LZ), at 0710 on 10 May, a large force paratroopers - ‘Rakkasans’ from the 3/187th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division - touch down in the mountainous A Shau Valley.

02 11 MAY: RECONNAISSANCE IN

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